The Florence Nightingale Foundation

Level of study
Any Postgraduate, Doctoral research, Postgraduate research masters, Postgraduate taught masters
Subject area
Nursing and Physiotherapy
EU, Overseas (Non-EU), UK
Type of Award
Deadline for applying
Closed 04/01/2021 (Note: competition closed for this year)

Award Description

These scholarships are available to nurses and midwives who have current registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council and work and are resident in the United Kingdom. They are awarded for projects which will be of direct benefit to patients and the professions more widely.

They cover course fees for a scholar to undertake a course in one of the research areas listed on the Florence Nightingale Foundation website. The Foundation will also consider post-doctoral nursing or midwifery research projects. The scholarships are provided for a 12 months of study. 

All of these must involve clinically focused research, i.e. must be able to demonstrate impact on patient care and be academically supervised or supported.

Value of Award

The grant will cover course fees only.

Eligibility Criteria

Research scholarships are for Registered Nurses and Midwives in the UK.

Further details on eligibility can be found on the Foundation's website.

How to Apply

The online application form can be found at the Florence Nightingale Foundation website